Approximately 2,300 miles east off the mainland coast of Chile, deep in the Pacific Ocean, sits the most remote inhabited island on earth.
Best time to visit Easter Island
• Easter Island is best visited between January and March, although temperatures are agreeable for the rest of the year when the island will be less crowded.
Easter Island holiday highlights
Indigenously known as Rapa Nui, the island was first settled in the 4th Century by Polynesians, who are believed to have lived here undisturbed for well over a thousand years. The island is scattered with imposing stone statues known as Moai, which are large human-like figures with oversized heads and are believed to be representations of the indigenous people's ancestors. Absorb the island's unique culture and atmospere or enjoy the superb Pacific beaches.